Dec 28, 2012 4:00pm PST
down on drunk drivers. however, a silicon valley lawmaker thinks technology would be a good deterrenta too. we'll have a live report still to come. >> and on the last weekend of 2012 we thought it would be friday light traffic. right? not a chance. look at that. didn't they do shopping already? these are still return autos exactly. weather that did not fit. >>> in san francisco, people being treated to a ride on muni for free to celebrate the 100th birthday. many wishes were to do a better job. and muni hopes to do just that. >> hop on a muni train today or a bus. and it won't cost you anything. >> happeny birthday from muni. a system some love. >> i think mun gee one of the greatest transportation lines. >> there is some don't love. >> time to get serious about getting places on time. >> this is not mature enough at 100? >>÷ it was, i'd be on time to work every day. >> in the g it's unreliable. i think my opinion, you know... it's -- you know rare it's on time. >> a agree. >> that comes from muni director of transportation. sometimes frustrated muni rider himself. he looks
Dec 24, 2012 4:00pm PST
shoppers are men. business and technology reporter david louie is tracking their moves for us. >> reporter: and i would be smug and say i got all my shopping done but they need to get the presents under tree. some of the major malls are closing at 6:00. we've already seen some stores already closed. >> you can tell from the long lines at the checkout stands and from the volume of cars pulling into the mall there is a lot of last minute shopping under way. >> i found out there is christmas tomorrow. i have a little shopping. >> but the shoppers are mostly men on christmas eve. >> are you giving me a hard time waiting for the last minute. >> reporter: why did you wait so long? >> i got most of it done. >> reporter: these are the frosting on the cake for retailers. they are projecting holiday sales will be 2-3% above last year. not bad considering the recession isn't over. busiest uncertainty is what to buy. this shopper had two sesame street elmos. >> i'm trying to figure out what to get that. assault hardest thing. you can't buy things too intricate. >> maybe the strategy which
Dec 31, 2012 4:00pm PST
city skyscrapers. samsung from south korea that. is taiwan technology rival. taiwan tourism officials block that had deal. >> look at that light display. p that works enough, the nation is also fired the prague fill harmonic-to-during celebrations. getting a bird's eye view of the show, $4300 a person. >> just moments ago, london welcomed the new year over the river thames. bells from big ben rang loudly. it caps a big dear for london. >> they're not going to have as much fun as we are with fire works on the embark dareo coming up, new apps helping smart phone users stick to their new year's resolution autos an animal fight caught on camera. what experts say was behind this battle. >> as mount tam camera. clouds in the sky. they should not interfere with our viewing. i'm spencer christian n midnight forecast coming up. >> want to check the traffic this, is a live view of the golden gate bridge. everybody heading into san francisco is running into traffic. it's incoming traffic to the city. if you're headed into san francisco just expect it's going to be slow going at times.